Travis Snider's homer hasn't stopped yet


Putting a baseball park next to a river will allow for things like this.

The official distance of Travis Snider's home run off of Hiram Burgos is 439 feet, but that's pretty much a lie. That might be where it initially landed, but there is a very good chance it's still going. Here's the homer, and it's original bounce, from Thursday's game against the Brewers:


That bounce you see at the end is important, as is where it happens, as you can see in this alternate angle:


You might have to watch a couple of times to see it, but the ball ends up in the Allegheny River. According to Wikipedia, keeper of all river knowledge, the Allegheny "joins with the Monongahela River to form the Ohio River at the "Point" of Point State Park in Downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania."

In short, that thing traveled more than 439 feet. And is now possibly in Ohio. Or West Virginia. Pretend I know how rivers work, okay?

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